Beacon Lake

Alberta. Lake: Athabasca River drainage
Head of Simon Creek
52.5397 N 118.2731 W — Map 083D09 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1935
Official in Canada

Origin of the name unknown. Likely named by the Alberta-British Columbia Boundary Commission.


  • Cautley, Richard William [1873–1953], and Wheeler, Arthur Oliver [1860–1945]. Report of the Commission Appointed to Delimit the Boundary between the Provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. Parts IIIA & IIIB, 1918 to 1924. From Yellowhead Pass Northerly. Ottawa: Office of the Surveyor General, 1925. Whyte Museum
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